fun, learning, machine quilting, quilt shows, teaching

Seam Rippers

The Spring issue of Generation Q Magazine is on the newsstands and mailboxes near you. Quilter and BERNINA Ambassador Kari Carr is our cover girl! That quilt is totally adorable. My friends from the Pelham Quilters participated in the first of two Test Drives. We had fun ripping it up...get it? ripping it up? The… Continue reading Seam Rippers

Generation Q Magazine

Seeker of All Amazing Quilts

The Road2CA is on this week. And this years storm is just over. Last year at this time I was "stranded" in CA because of a Nor'Easter. Had I been in CA this year I wouldn't be stranded. I would be making my way to Jake's house, planning on coming home later this week. Ahhh… Continue reading Seeker of All Amazing Quilts

friends, fun, Generation Q Magazine, quilting, Teri Lucas

Prep work

Prep work for a GenQ Test Drive: Over the next several issues I'm writing Test Drive for GenQ. This is one of my favorite features to write as I get to spend some time with my friends that I don't get to see as much as I'd like. You know how it goes...everyone has something going on… Continue reading Prep work

machine quilting, quilt, Road to California, Superior Threads

Standing is Optional

Before I get into the nitty gritty of today's post. Let's have us some winners: Winner #1 Comment 2 - Sharon Winner #2 Comment 10 - eclecticnatureoflife Congratulations! I'll email you privately and get the ball rolling to get one of the Quilters Select battings to you. My love for thread drove me to get… Continue reading Standing is Optional

bernina, quilt

First Week on the Job and some info

There is something lovely and exciting about the first week on any job. The new smells, the new bells, the shiny things. Nancy and I were chatting the other day she said it'll take 6 months for me to really learn my job and I'm saying 9. Either way I'm beginning. And i like it.… Continue reading First Week on the Job and some info

bernina, life, quilt, quilt shop, quilting

This week is so exciting!

This is a Thursday morning quickie. What an exciting week! First, I started with Missouri Star on Tuesday. Squee! This chick is excited and overwhelmed and excited. I'm learning new things and getting to work with Nancy Rosenberger, who I admire so very much. This job is going to be an adventure that's for sure.… Continue reading This week is so exciting!

articles

Show us Your Undies!

On Friday Tracy Mooney, Associate Editor and Kitten Wrangler with Generation Q Magazine is hosting Show us Your Undies Days for Girls Sew in at the BERNINA Creative Center in Aurora, IL from 8:00 to 12:30. There is still time to RSVP on our event page you can get there by clicking on the Show… Continue reading Show us Your Undies!

articles, interview, learning, life, quilt, quilt shows, quilting

A patchwork of posts

Today I'm starting with links to Mandy Leins interview of quilter and quilt show judge Scott Murkin. While the focus is Modern Quilting, Scott's answers apply across the board Interview part 1 Interview part 2 On the Generation Q blog a traveling quilt teacher (me) opens her diary for all to read. #NoMeanGirls Over the… Continue reading A patchwork of posts

Generation Q Magazine

Celebrate with us!

    Like a kid the night before Christmas driving my parents nutty. And by parents I mean Jake. Generation Q Magazine made 10,000 likes on facebook. It's pretty cool indeed. It was so exciting to get there before the end of 2014. So, we're celebrating our fans our long time fans and our new… Continue reading Celebrate with us!

interview, quilting

An Interview with Megan Dougherty

Doing a blog interview is a bit like making a quilt: we have fabric, pattern , machine, batting, backing and voila something happens and the whole thing goes terribly pear shaped. Well it didn't here. Megan answered all the questions correctly, a little too perfectly if you ask me. She's passed the quilterly test and… Continue reading An Interview with Megan Dougherty